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Dec 7, 2013 6:30pm PST
over education and how it is affecting all students next. we all have our little tricks. mom swaps one of my snacks for a yoplait. i don't mind, i mean it's orange crème. and when mom said bobby was too edgy... 'sup girl. i just swapped him out for tyler. 'sup girl. mom never questioned bobby again. two can play at this game. [ female announcer ] swap one snack a week for a yoplait. and everybody wins. yoplait. it is so good. >>> now an investigation into spending your tax dollars, parents taking to the courtroom to get help for kids in the classroom. found some of the bay area's most vulnerable students not getting the basic education they deserve. it is an issue affecting all students in public schools. >> i went to the school begging for help. >> and the school district fought us tremendously. >> it is an overwhelming process. >> reporter: for parents of students with disabilities getting public education their children are promised can be contentious. about one in ten students receive special education. >> can you put it on the first tape? >> reporter: almost 700,000 kids each yea
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Dec 9, 2013 12:00am PST
vulnerable students are not getting the education they deserve. it's an issue affecting all students in public schools. >> the school district fought tremendously. it's an overwhelming and taxing process. >> reporter: for parents with students of disabilities, getting the public education their children are promised can be contentious. >> can you put it on the first pit? >> that's almost 700,000 kids each year. three were robin hansen's, including her son's jared, diagnosed with autism in fifth grade. >> i used to write letters about my children, you know, hey, this is going on. can you help me? and no one would answer me. >> reporter: despite the diagnosis, they refused to provide him with a class that works with autistic kids. instead, they placed him with children diagnosed with emotion flail disturbed. the district took hansen to court in a dpis put she eventually won. >> so many school districts ignore the law or don't take it seriously. >> schools versus students, a scene played out in courtrooms nationwide. according to the state, since 2010 more than 10,000 families have gone
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Dec 3, 2013 5:30pm PST
for your reporting. >>> and now we look at the sobering news on education, and just how quickly the rest of the world is passing us by. we get details tonight from our chief education correspondent rehema ellis. >> reporter: the test results are in, and for american students the numbers are going in the wrong direction. about half a million students from 65 countries took the pisa exam, international tests of 15-year-olds given every three years. >> while 40 out of the 65 countries that participated in the test improved, the u.s. performance remained fundamentally flat. >> reporter: of 34 industrialized countries, the united states is nowhere near the top of the list. and since 2009, the last time the tests were taken, its ranking has dropped in all three subjects now placing 26th in math, 21st in science, and 17th in reading. >> we're running in place as other high-performing countries start to lap us. >> reporter: some of those ranking ahead of the united states are china, canada, germany, poland and latvia, even developing countries like vietnam. >> asian countries like korea, like ja
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Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
had fallen in love with. >> reporter: 20 years later, r.a.f.t. is an educational juggernaut. 100,000 cubic feet of stuff a year has been transformed into educational material. the finished projects and some raw materials are made available to 8,000 teacher members serving more than 600,000 students in the south bay and peninsula. r.a.f.t. is as big as mary thought it would be because she knew all along it would be stuff that students would love. >> it feeds your soul when you see that response. >> reporter: after 20 years at the helm, mary is stepping down this spring. she's looking to be reborn a bit herself. an interesting question for mary. if you had all the money in the world, wouldn't it be great because you wouldn't go out business? she said no, what this does inspiring imagination, creativity in individual teachers is something we would always need. you can never really budget for that. >> teachable projects that you learn something from. >> all the money in the world, they would still be doing what they're doing giving teachers inspiration for math and science projects.
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Dec 5, 2013 11:00pm PST
in 1990. jean elle has the impact in the world of education and sports. we begin with the worldwide tribute happening as we speak. as dawn broke, the celebration in south africa continues, the nation lovingly remembering the man. president obama said mandela's journey from prisoner to president, taught him the power of hope. >> we've lost one of the most influential, courageous and profoundly good human beings that any of us will share time with on this earth. >> reporter: mandela was born in south africa's black elite. but he led the movement against apartheid and was thrown in jail. tonight, south africans remember. >> our thoughts are with the millions of people across the world who embrace him as their own. >> reporter: when nelson mandela walked free after 27 years, he won the presidency, calling for racial reconciliation. and he made it work. no retribution. no trials. just forgiveness and an example to all. the world embraced nelson mandela. the u.s. congress gave him highest honors. tonight, the white house's flag is at half-staff. and this sign is up at the apollo theater.
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Dec 4, 2013 4:30am PST
. zuckerberg's foundation called start up education and the gates foundation are major backers of education super highway. along with other foundations, the two groups raised $9 billion to support the company. the goal, update education. organizers say 70% of the schools have an equivalent of an old dial-up cable modem. >>> last month, he drove his nissan, he plugged his car into an exterior outlet. an officer files a police report, the man was arrested at his home, 11 days later, spent more than 15 hours in a jail cell. >> did you ask permission to plug into the school? >> when i first got there, it was already there. >> even if it's a small amount of electricity, it's justified? >> a theft is a theft. >> and you'd do it again? >> absolutely. >> he charged his car for 20 minutes, probably a nickel's worth of electricity. >>> well, rest easy, youtube will not be in the business of streaming music for a few more months. that and the rest of the news before the bell, kayla tausche at cnbc news headquarters. >> good wednesday morning to you. the dow closing down 94 points on tuesday, the nasda
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Dec 4, 2013 11:00am PST
's foundation called start-up education and the gates foundation are the major backers of education super highway. along with other foundations, the two groups raise $9 million to support the company. education super highway's goal to update technology in every school nationwide. organizers say believe it or not 70% of the schools in the nation have the equivalent of the old dial-up modem. space x this morning says its satellite that it was hired to put into orbit is right where it should be. tuesday evening more time the falcon 9 rocket lifted off delivering a commercial satellite into orbit for the very first time. now, space x has already sent unmanned capsules to the space station. this was the first satellite into orbit. elan musk's mom tweeted out "cool" as the rocket lifted off. >> i'm sure she's very proud of her son. thanks so much. >>> santana will celebrate hanukkah with a festral of lights today. organizers with the jewish federation of silicon valley expects hundreds of people to attend an annual community candlelighting event at the park valencia in san jose. the event will
NBC
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am PST
throughout the country with news that employers added $200,000 jobs for the last months. 40,000 in education and health care. 27,000 manufacturing jobs, 17,000 construction jobs. >> now, we are getting consistent jobs reports. it's positive. it's positive for the economy and people should feel generally better that conditions are improving. >> reporter: on closer look, the unemployment rate for adult men is 6.7%. for women, 6.2%. the numbers are higher for african-americans and teenagers. still, some worry washington's upcoming budget battles could threaten the recovery. >> the u.s. economy pays attention to what washington is doing but this is an unpredictable business. it makes it interesting, but hard to know, sort of, what washington does in the next week, month or year. what that means, how much the economy can recover and at what rate. >> reporter: there may be political uncertainty, for the time being, only good news for recent college grads who just land their first job. >> i look at it as the start of a career, not just a job. >> that was kristen welker reporting. cold weather moves
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Dec 8, 2013 8:00am PST
cahealth care a education, we're still in it but it's just changed phases. >> one of the things that has to change, and one of the things professor ogletree said about him being a patriot, it is a much different world then than it is now. the great cold war was on at that time and the south african government was aligned with the united states. and people who were seeing that struggle were seeing the south african government as an ally of the united states and not paying enough attention to the big human rights issues. but the big issue going forward now is president zuma in south africa now and does he get the lessons from the life and leadership of president mandela and other leaders in africa, and not just that continent but around the world that they can take something away from that. there are not going to be a lot of people dancing in the streets because they're mourning the loss of mugabwe, for example, next door, but i hope the lesson this week and the days to come, that people will see the real value of the kind of leadership that was not self-centered and it was not based on di
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Dec 2, 2013 3:00am PST
work, over 400 people are promoted every day. healthcare starting under $40 a month. i got education benefits. i work at walmart. i'm a pharmacist. sales associate. i manage produce. i work in logistics. there's more to walmart than you think. vo: opportunity. that's the real walmart. . >>> one prominent political so, with chevy's black friday sale, the price you see is the price you pay? yep, best prices of the year. i can't see. honey. [ laughs ] brad. yeah? what are you doing? uh... hi. hi. [ male announcer ] it's the chevy black friday sale. during the chevy black friday sale, get this malibu ls for under $20,000 or this cruze ls for around $17,000. hurry. the best prices of the year end monday, december 2nd. >>> no meet the press" is back with our political roundtable. chuck todd, stephanie rawlings-blake, andrea mitchell. >> welcome, stephanie rawlings-blake, mayor of baltimore, first time on "meet the press." mayor since 2010, serves on the national democratic committee as well. nice to have you here. >> nice to be here. >> the question is how good are things, really, and chu
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Dec 4, 2013 6:00am PST
across the country. zuckerberg's foundation called start-up education and the gates foundation are the major backers of education superhighway. along with other foundations, the two groups raise $9 million to support the country. education superhighway's goal is to update technology in every school nationwide. 70% of schools have the equivalent of an old dial-up cable modem. >>> we're getting a clearer picture on the future of two planned develops next to the levi stadium. last night, they considered combining those two proposals into a single development. this includes the one by joe montana. the city manager says combining the projects will make sure everything looks similar. both would be built across from the stadium slated to open next summer. but the developments are still in the early stage of the approval process. >> we're going to work as fast as we can to meet certain time frames and objectives of the development -- developments overall. we'll make every effort to do something to get a portion of that project underway. >> levi stadium will host the super bowl in 2016.
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Dec 4, 2013 5:30pm PST
public. nbc news has chosen not to broadcast the tapes. our chief education correspondent did listen to them today to see if they reveal anything new. good evening. >> good evening. a judge ruled just last week that while these calls could be a searing reminder of the horror on that awful day they could also support the professionalism and bravery of the adults involved. though the seven recordings made public included very little new information about what happened, what struck me is how calm everyone seemed during this ordial, still, when you look at the faces of those innocent people, you understand why the release of the 911 calls is not only so sensitive to those who lost loved ones but also the entire newtown community. we heard from two teachers. both sounded remarkably calm in front of the children. we also heard from a custodian who stayed on the line with police through the ordeal. you could hear gunshots in the background as he spoke. but what did you not hear was chaos or screaming or children's voices. while many parents did not want these tapes to be released, i did spe
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Dec 6, 2013 5:30pm PST
-paying jobs. 40,000 in education and health care. 27,000 in manufacturing. 17,000 construction jobs. so they're coming in the right places. they're coming slower than people wanted, but don't forget. we came from a very, very dark place. and so the light is starting to shine. >> the unemployment picture is encouraging for a lot of people. for men the rate is 6.7%. for women, 6.2%. but really discouraging for african-americans. 12.5% don't have a job. and look at teenagers. nearly 21% are out of work. nationwide, long-term unemployment is not improving. more than 4 million people have been out of work for six months or longer. still, eye glass designer warby parker is hiring. software engineers and retail employees. >> we're currently planning for 2014. looks like we'll hire about 150 people next year. >> reporter: tonight reason for optimism with the unemployment rate the lowest in five years. tom costello, nbc news, washington. >>> and on this friday night, there's much more still ahead for us including the americans touched by mandela during his time in america. >>> nelson mandela was sent
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Dec 7, 2013 6:00pm PST
of scientists you saw there. here is a great example in berkeley, a hands on educational program focusing on the effort to create what they call an apollo moment for the next generation as well as showing off pictures of earth. there is also a documentary at the hall called back to the moon for good showing progress the teams made in being able to get back to the moon by the end of 2015. that documentary runs through the holidays. >>> now time for brodie brazil. what is happening in your world? >> warriors in action tonight during a busy stretch on the road. franchise record they broke tonight, show you how the team is trying to bounce back in memphis after a loss in houston. >> the 49ers can deny the seahawks a division title tomorrow. we'll show you how pumped up san francisco fans are fort that chance. to those who've waited... worried... poked and prodded... taken risks... and lived in a state of "what if?"... welcome to a new state... of health. welcome to covered california. the place to find quality, affordable coverage. financial help for those in need. and nobody can be denied be
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Dec 4, 2013 5:00am PST
backers of the education super highway. the two groups raised $9 million to support the company. education super highway's goal is to update technology in every school nationwide. 70% of schools still have the equivalent of an old dial-up modem. the city council gave the thumbs up to the new mega office park project with one small addition. the board approved the project late last night. they wanted to add a shuttle service when the businesses reach 75% occupancy. the proposed campus will be spread over 55 acres near moffett park drive and highway 237 consisting of six eight-story buildings. companies including microsoft, hp and amazon currently lease space at a nearby office park. >>> it's 5:55, can't make this stuff up. they will rename the school of communications today calling it the ron burgandy school of communications. the name change will only last a day, but it's part of a promotion for will ferrell's new movie "anchor man 2." ron burgandy will be at the school today telling kids to stay classy. his own scotch will hit store shelves soon. and the marketing behind this movie has be
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Dec 1, 2013 10:00pm PST
their gpa. yes, exercise and education go hand in hand. so make sure your kids are active 60 minutes every day. you'll help them feel good and even perform better in school. the more you know. >>> when barry beach left this montana courtroom in the summer of 2011 the judge promised a ruling soon, which meant that barry beach went back to his prison sale and ticked off the days and weeks and months into the fall. >> you can't get your hopes up too much, can you? i mean, you've been whacked so often. >> it is hard to keep your -- keep your belief up sometimes, but he had been faithful. >> and then november 2011 the decision, a 30-page ruling. it was just hours before the thanksgiving holiday. judge e. wayne philips ruled that there was clear and convincing evidence the jury could find barry beach an innocent man. almost 30 years beach had been hearing the word no, and now, finally, this time it was yes. >> narrator: not freedom, not yet. but at least this, a chance to clear his name for good. judge philips granted a new trial. >> i had just sat down to watch the news. i just started praising
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Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm PST
more than 100,000 cubic feet of stuff a year into educational materials. the finished products and raw materials are then made available to 8,000 teacher members serving more than 600,000 students in the south bay and peninsula. it's as big as mare thought it would be. because she knew all along these were things students would love, and that would inspire their teachers. >> there's nothing more powerful to a teacher than see the kids respond. >> after 20 years, she's stepping down this spring. she says after so many years, she's looking to life as someone other than mary, looking it turns out to be reborn a bit herself. >> now we're thinking about anthony slaughter and the really cold weather. let's find out when it's going to warm up. >> if only we could fast forward to, like, march. >> there you go. our winter is really from about now to the middle part of february. so we're in the part of, at least the time of year, i couldn't say winter because winter actually hasn't started, but it's hard to believe with the freeze warnings we've been dealing with all week long. and the last day
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Dec 8, 2013 6:00am PST
, under educated and many uneducated in that 18 to 35 age group. >> reporter: thanks s great te you. >> david gregory making a rare sunday appearance in new york hosting meet the press this morning from new york. we have been hearing further plans from president obama, former president clinton and carter. what will the role be at the events? >> to be there to pay tribute and give it the sense of moment that it deserves. and i think for all of them at different levels, president bush who i covered did not have the closest relationship with mandela but respected him. president obama in a unique way encouraged to go see him when he is still a senator. mandela encouraged to meet with up and coming star in politics. for our president to be so moved by mandela, to really have his own place in a civil rights struggle against apartheid. >> when it comes to president obama's presence on the international stage this potential for comprehensive agreement with iran yesterday. it could be worse. when it comes to the international stage how is his capital? >> i don't think it is exceedingly high.
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Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
using education apps but they fear parents will use it as a babysitter. fisher price says parent dos have the option of using the product without the ipad. is is the same thing people say about movies. my nieces, if they wch nemo one more time. that's the debate. >> but i bet your nieces aren't strapped in. >> wn it's right here. >> that baby has no choice. >> but if youe putting educational things on it. >> it'still e habit of having the visual right re and not engaging or reading a book. >> are we not embracing technology? none of us still use the brick cell phone. >> your baby starts ordering stuff from amazon. >> i d't know. i don't know. >> speaking ofipads, president obama has o but there's another amevice he is not even allowed to use. >> am not allowed for security reasons to have an iphone. i have noticed thatsash aa an and meliapend a lot of time on it. >> the president is a famously loyal customer. >> so why does the leader of the free wor carry around a device from 2007? because the super secure blackberry is extremely difficult to hack into. the president also said that
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Dec 7, 2013 5:00am PST
of the last four months. in november, many were good paying jobs. 40,000 in education and health care. 27,000 manufacturing jobs added. 17,000 construction jobs. >> now we are getting consistent job reports plus 200 and that is positive and positive not only for the economy but it should be forpositive for people should start to feel generally better that conditions are, in fact, improving. >> reporter: on closer look, the unemployment rate for adult men at 6.7%. for women, 6.2%. but the numbers are higher for african-americans and teenagers but they -- >> it's quite clear the u.s. economy pays attention to what washington is doing but this is an unpredictable business and makes it interesting but it makes it hard to know sort of what washington does in the next week, months, or year. what that means for sort of how much the economy can recover and at what rate. >> reporter: while there may be political uncertainty, for the time being, there is only good news for those like recent college grad eddie christian who just landed his first job. >> i look at this as sort of a career, not just a
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Dec 2, 2013 7:00am PST
of education out of them and it lasts well beyond the holidays. >> star wars titles are huge this year, right? >> star wars has always been a great seller for us and they're a huge hit and lego is a big deal. we're thrilled that this year we're finding a lot of sales through this book right here the animal book. >> what do you like about that book? >> how you can do a lot of your favorite animals. >> what's your favorite animal? >> peacock. >> very fitting. a good one. >> so spontaneous. >> we appreciate it. this is the 6th year in a row. >> 6th or 7th? >> actually it's the 13th year. >> that's close. >> $1.4 million. >> that's amazing. thank you so much. we appreciate it. happy holidays to [ female announcer ] i like to mix things up a bit with grands mini pot pies. only four ingredients. and a few easy steps. weeknight dinner in a flash. and my family devours them. pillsbury grands biscuits. make dinner pop. guys... [ female announcer ] pillsbury cinnamon rolls, with cinnabon cinnamon, are an irresistible sunday morning idea. nothing calls them to the table faster. make breakfast pop! >>> g
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Dec 4, 2013 7:00am PST
treatment. >>> sobering news today on where the united states ranks when it comes to education. last year more than a half million students from 65 countries took a two hour test for international student assessment and the u.s. ranked 36th overall and even more troubling since 2009, the country's rank in math, science and reading have all dropped. teens in shanghai china scored the highest. >> who has the foulest mouths in the land? according to a new study, it's the people in the state of ohio. a marketing firm analyzed more than 600,000 phone calls from the last 12 months. mostly calls from consumers to businesses and the results show that people in the buckeye state wear more often. maryland and new jersey were next on the list. meantime people in washington state are the least likely to let a four letter word fly. >> nice. >> now back to willie and al. >> down in math and reading but we're up in swearing. fantastic. coming up next, the daily habits putting you at risk for the flu. >> all that after your [ laughter ] he loves me. he loves me not. he loves me. he loves me not. ♪ he l
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